Aussie Takes to Dinghy as Flooding Hits Kalgoorlie

Paddles proved unnecessary for a man in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, as he jumped in a dinghy on February 3 and was quickly swept along by some fast-flowing floodwater.

This clip was taken by Sara Whincup.

“The video was filmed after [an] unusual rain downpour as this is a dry, arid area,” she told Storyful.

The Bureau of Meteorology said there was flash flooding in Kalgoorlie and surrounding areas on the day. Credit: Sara Whincup via Storyful